Miss Suzie Porter, By James Van Der Zee, Harlem, NY 1915

A great image of Harlem resident Miss Suzie Porter at home by legendary Harlem photographer James Van Der Zee, in Harlem New York, 1915. Shop, The New Harlem World Shop! Continue Reading →

James Van Der Zee’s G.G.G. Studio, Harlem, 1940’s

A rare photograph of the James Van Der Zee’s studio located on the east side of Lenox Avenue between 123rd and 124th Streets, in the 1940’s.  Shop, The New Harlem Continue Reading →

Legendary Harlemite Jennie Louise Van Der Zee “Madame E. Toussaint Welcome” 1885-1956

Madame E. Toussaint Welcome, born Jennie Louise Van Der Zee, January 10, 1885 – 1956, was an African-American visual artist associated with the Harlem Renaissances. Shop, The New Harlem World Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Bearden, DeCarava, Van Der Zee And More At African-American Fine Art At Swann

Swann Galleries’ sale of African-American Fine Art on Thursday, April 4 includes works spanning multiple centuries and genres. Shop, The New Harlem World Shop! Take a Harlem Gospel & Jazz Continue Reading →

Elder Clayhorn Martin ‘The Barefoot Prophet,’ In Harlem 1851-1937

Shop, The New Harlem World Shop! Elder Clayborn Martin or Clayhorn Martin, “The Barefoot Prophet.” Martin had been born a slave in Virginia in 1851. Take a Harlem Gospel & Continue Reading →

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